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Tractor Treat – An Agricultural Themed Halloween in Idaho

    BLACKFOOT, Idaho — From now on, Julie Ann Morris anticipates dressing up large agricultural equipment will be part of the Halloween tradition in this Eastern Idaho community, and more of its children will choose farm-themed costumes. Morris, a service writer with the AGCO dealer Agri-Service, approached officials at other Blackfoot agricultural businesses in […]

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Wada Farms & The US Potato Board Promote Healthy Eating Habits in Schools

  US Potato Board Launches ‘Potatoes Raise The Bar’ Program by United States Potato Board Posted: Tuesday, August 18, 2015 at 9:03AM EDT DENVER — The beginning of the 2015/2016 school year is the rallying point for some of the U.S. potato industry’s newest marketing plans and campaigns. The United States Potato Board (USPB) School […]

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Red spud prices expected to return to record highs

SHELLEY, Idaho—Red and yellow potato prices were at historically high levels at the start of August. As growers throughout the country rushed to dig and capitalize on record prices, however, Shelley, Idaho, grower Reed Searle believes the market for red and yellow spuds became saturated. He watched prices for No. 1, size A, 2,000-pound tote […]

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Wada Farms talks Foodservice at PMA in Monterey, CA

Wada Farms’ Senior Vice President Kevin Stanger joins AndNowUKnow’s Sarah Hoxie to discuss their premium mini-size potatoes and other foodservice products.

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Rain causes delays, possible shortages of sweet potatoes

  08/29/2013 02:18:00 PM Melissa Shipman Heavy rains this year have delayed the southern sweet potato crop. Here, one of Wada Farms’ growers’ sweet potato seed beds have standing water on them on May 24, at a field in Princeton, N.C.A wet year has caused delays and possible shortages in sweet potato crops in the […]

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